Michał Czajkowski (Sadık Pasha) and his Cossack Cavalry regiment
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This study mentions about the history of Poland that was deleted from the map of Europe in 1795, also mentions about the Ottoman History at a different perspective. For Polish study areas this perspective is allowed by studying on 19th century Polish history through the eyes of Turkish researcher and Ottoman archival documents, while for the Turkish study areas by studying on Polish sources and analyzing the Polish scholars. 19th century Europe, Russia and Ottoman History is combined with political events on the battlefield: Crimean War, on the argument: Refugees Question. Growing up in szlachta family after attending nationalist movement- November Uprising- Poles, under the pressure of Russia, were forced to flee their country. In the context of period, Michal Czajkowski is an example of freedom fighter immigrants. After November Uprising, his political missions continued in France, from there he took refuge in the Ottoman Empire. When he accepted islam and got the name Sadık Pasha, he was refused as being a Polish agent. He became the ‘Sadık’ Pasha in the Ottoman army. Many sources about Sadık Pasha and Cossack Cavalry Regiment in Polish, European and Turkish were analyzed, this thesis is extensive study about the regiment. His practices as a commander of the Ottoman Empire and his struggle as freedom fighter detailly examined
KeywordsMehmed Sadık Pasha (Michal Czajkowski)
Cossack Cavalry Regimen
DK4355.C89 B89 2013
Crimean War, 1853-1856.